daylight saving


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day′light sav′ing

(or sav′ings),


n.
the practice of advancing standard time by one hour in the spring of each year and of setting it back by one hour in the fall in order to gain an extra period of daylight during the early evening.
[1905–10]
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Noun1.daylight saving - time during which clocks are set one hour ahead of local standard timedaylight saving - time during which clocks are set one hour ahead of local standard time; widely adopted during summer to provide extra daylight in the evenings
time - the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past
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Seize the Daylight: The Curious and Contentious Story of Daylight Saving Time, by David Prerau, Thunder's Mouth Press, 2005.
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